Auction 147, Lot 532

"Carte du Detroit de Gibraltar", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Western Mediterranean

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.9 x 8.5 inches
17.5 x 21.6 cm

This small sea chart of the Strait of Gibraltar shows coastal topography, soundings, and anchorages. A decorative title cartouche and fleur-de-lis complete the composition. The chart is oriented with the north to the left.

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Condition: A

On watermarked paper with minor soiling along sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/20/2013

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